New Nubia Foldable Phone Is a Camera Watch, Comes Out In Two Weeks
It seems that everyone is releasing a foldable screen phone. Nubia, too — but it doesn’t believe a foldable should be a phone that turns into a tablet, but a phone that is a watch. We will finally know what it looks like at Mobile World Congress 2019.
Credit: Nubia/PocketnowThere are not many details about this wearable phone, first teased last fall at the IFA electronics fair on Berlin, Germany.
Nubia has said that its intention is to make a real phone that wraps around your wrist, with a camera and a long flexible OLED strip that apparently features a sliding interface:
The Apple Watch Series 4 with LTE connectivity can make calls and send messages just like a phone. Coupled with AirPods, the watch can almost replace a phone except for the lack of camera and lower battery life.
But while the phone part of the Apple Watch seems like an afterthought, Nubia — which is known for thinking out of the box and taking risks — seems to be going all in with the idea of making a phone into something that you can comfortably wear it at all time on your wrist, camera included.
It will be interesting to see how this 80s-Casio-looking phonewatch works in real life. We will discover it in Barcelona, Spain, in less than two weeks